EDI Reflections with Dr. Dakesa Piña

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A little over a year into her tenure at the College of Education (COE), Dr. Dakesa Piña is loving her role working with faculty, staff, faculty associates, and students in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) efforts in the COE.

Promoting growth and change in the COE

DeGarmo Hall in summer

The College of Education GROWTH (COE GROWTH) initiative started in summer 2020 as a coordinated and sustainable professional development program for all COE faculty and staff.

Introducing Dr. Dakesa Piña

Dr Dakesa Pina-DEI officer for COE

Dr. Dakesa Piña joined the College of Education (COE) in spring 2021 as the first college-level diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer at Illinois State.